Kelsea Ballerini Is The Newest Member Of The Grand Ole Opry!

March 6, 2019

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Kelsea Ballerini had a FANTASTIC night Tuesday night when she was asked to be the latest member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Showing her excitement on Instagram, Kelsea posted a picture of Little Big Town making the big announcement.

I don’t have the right words yet, but @littlebigtown just asked me to become the newest member of the @opry. This has been at the very top of my bucket list since I wrote my first songs at 12 years old, and tonight the heart of country music wrapped their arms around me and asked me to be family. In tears over how much this means to me. Thank you thank you thank you. ---- // -- @johnshearer @gettyimages

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Not only did Kelsea become the latest member of the Opry, she also got to perform with Little Big Town!

Needless to say, Kelsea was a little surprised when Little Big Town asked her to perform "Girl Crush" with her.

Me: HOLY WOW @littlebigtown just asked me to sing Girl Crush with them at the Grand Ol Opry DO. NOT. MESS. THIS. UP. @littlebigtown: this...

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There are currently 66 standing Grand Ole Opry members, three of whom no longer regularly perform.

Over the course of the program's history, over 200 acts have held Opry membership at some point in their lives.

What an honor!

Kelsea is also the YOUNGEST member to be inducted!

Way to go Kelsea! We're so happy for you!